Archive for July, 2016

Tuna Guacamole

Ingredients 5 oz canned tuna in water (drained, ~4oz tuna) ½ fresh lemon, juiced (~1.5 Tbsp) ½ medium avocado 1 Tbsp chopped white onion 1/3 cup cherry tomatoes, chopped 1 dash salt Pepper to taste Directions Cut the avocado in half. Scoop out the avocado out of 1 half. Add lemon juice and onion to […]

Lime Quinoa Fruit Salad

Ingredients 1 cup uncooked quinoa 2 cups strawberries, sliced 1 cup blueberries 1 mango, peeled with pit removed and diced (about 2 cups) 1 Tbsp agave nectar (light in color) 2 Tbsp lime juice 1 Tbsp fresh basil or mint, chopped Directions Rinse and prepare the quinoa according to package. Let quinoa cool to room […]

Black-Eyed Pea & Tuna Salad

Ingredients 2-15 oz cans black-eyed peas, rinsed and drained 2-5 oz cans tuna packed in water, drained (drained, ~4oz tuna) 1 cup red onion, chopped 1 lemon, zested and juiced ½ cup loosely packed fresh parsley, chopped ½ tsp black pepper ¼ tsp Tabasco sauce/hot sauce 1 tsp olive oil 1 dash salt Directions Sprinkle […]

White Bean Caprese Salad

Ingredients 1-15oz can white beans, such as Great Northern, drained and rinsed 2 cups cherry tomatoes, quartered or halved 2.5 oz mozzarella cheese “pearls” or balls (ie. Belgioioso brand), quartered of halved 1 clove garlic, finely minced ¼ tsp Kosher salt 1 dash black pepper 2 tsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil ½ fresh lemon, juiced […]

Light & Easy Broccoli Salad

Ingredients 1/3 cup raisins 2 pounds broccoli (about 1 large head) 1/4 pound red onion (1/2 small onion), finely chopped 3/4 cup almonds, slivered or roughly chopped 1/4 cup light mayonnaise 1/4 cup 2% plain Greek yogurt 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 1 teaspoon salt Freshly ground pepper Directions In a small […]